Trainings

Learn essential skills for improving indigenous public health systems through 3 in-person workshops on policy development, program planning and evaluation, and budgeting.
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Prioritization and time management are critical skills for success.  Managing your time means that you spend time on your priorities, and that you do not waste time on non-priorities.  This training presents time management and prioritization techniques to improve the work activities of local health departments.
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Asthma is life-threatening when students do not have the tools to manage symptoms effectively. The stock albuterol inhaler program provides an albuterol inhaler to be kept in the school health office (e.g., stock albuterol) in the event that a student is experiencing respiratory distress and does not have access to their own rescue inhaler. This e-learning course provides mandatory training for school personnel designated to administer the stock albuterol inhaler.
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Culture of Health is an exciting integrated framework promoted through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Hawai‘i public health nursing branch obtained this leading-edge grant to apply the framework designed to take health to where the people live, learn, work and play. Culture of Health project is guiding people to honor their own self-health care and utilize best practices of wellbeing through a sense of place and integrated culture of community health. 
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This training consists of a presentation given by Karla D. Wagner, Ph.D, assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Community Health Sciences. After the presentation you will be asked to complete a role play exercise where you provide information based on the material covered in the presentation.
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This training consists of a presentation given by Katie Stout, MBA, Executive Director of the Center for Hope of the Sierras in Reno, NV. After the presentation you will be asked to complete a role play exercise where you provide information based on the material covered in the presentation.  
Daniel Derksen, MD
Arizona State Office of Rural Health Webinar series A webinar series focused on providing technical assistance to rural stakeholders to disseminate research findings, policy updates, best-practices and other rural health issues to statewide rural partners and stakeholders throughout the state.  
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Talk and Discussion with Andy Imparato, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities and nationally known disability policy leader.
Telemedicine
Dr. Bruce Bethancourt hosts a free webinar discussing the significance in high tech and high touch in transitions of care.
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This course is an effort to provide access to research and national expertise on trends and best practices so you, your school, your organization, or your community can use an evidence-based approach to decision-making about the growing problem of childhood obesity.
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Is your health agency interested in preventing chronic disease? There is growing evidence that nutrition and growth in early life has an impact on chronic disease in adulthood.
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This course is designed for any community health worker, regardless of years of experience or the type of outreach in which they are engaged and employs case studies, pre- and post-tests, self-assessment exercises, and more.
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This course is designed to equip healthcare providers and ancillary staff with the knowledge and tools to measure body mass index in children and youth with special health care needs.
This webinar reviews the geopolitical history of the Freely Associated States (Micronesia, Palau, Marshall Islands) and the United States; provides an update on efforts to reestablish access to Medicaid for Compact of Free Association (COFA) citizens from these countries who are legally residing in the US; and shares state-specific examples of effective methods to outreach to COFA communities and to overcome health literacy challenges.
The goal of this webinar series is to explore Holistic Admissions as an evidence-based strategy to diversify the health workforce, specifically the nursing workforce in schools of nursing. 
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Registration is now open for the next NOSORH Rural Health Grant Writing Institute.  This is a 9-part web-based series focused on all aspects of grant writing with a special focus on rural health.
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Never has the time been so critical to focus more on how to turn research into public health promotion and practice. It is time to clarify what the research data is telling us and how does that translate into what we need to do in public health. Recently at CDC’s Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, CDC required that presentations had to highlight how research informed or impacted public health practice. To solve our nation’s and world’s problems, we need research to be well linked and translated into practice. 
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Strategies for continuous quality improvement (CQI) have been tested and refined within the Queens Medical Center system. Queens is one of the leading facilities in creating the best environment in which workers strive to constantly improve the quality of care. Well-designed and developed tools serve to best guide the quality improvement process. 
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Health literacy is an important capacity to process health information in order to make appropriate health decisions. Health literacy is now a critical evidence-based intervention needed by everyone who must interface with health care system to obtain care, services, and treatment. Health literacy in Hawai‘i is evolving process of converging inter-related factors and skills. 
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Good negotiation skills are important tools to find solutions to “sticky” problems in professional communication. Negotiation is at the core of conflict resolution and mediation. Elizabeth Kent has offered many trainings in Hawai‘i and will offer tools that may help you look at negotiation in new ways. 
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Hawai‘i’s homelessness crisis has led to many media pieces that have been instrumental in shaping public perception and opinion of people experiencing homelessness and what should be done about the crisis. Mental illness has been interwoven with the topic of homelessness in Hawai‘i. Coverage has been criticized for being sensationalized, disrespectful of the victims and for violating privacy. This training will include discussion from different points of view on how publicity related to homelessness and mental illness can be helpful or harmful to efforts to reduce homelessness. Additional speakers will be added to this presentation.
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The CDC’s Healthy Brain Initiative is motivating practitioners and service providers to help all engage in best practices for brain health and preventing dementia. Hawai‘i State Plan has the vision to support all Hawai‘i’s people who are touched by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) with early detection and quality care. 
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Health policy is critical, especially when it comes to severe mental health illness such as schizophrenia. Paul Gionfriddo and his wife have first-hand experience with their beloved son, Tim. Paul leads Mental Health America, which supports over 200 affiliates, including Mental Health America of Hawai‘i. Collaboration is paramount to helping everyone work with an improved mental health system as created and supported by Mental Health America. 
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Leadership is demonstrated in various ways based on the leader and their leadership style. Suzanne Chun Oakland’s active style has been enjoyed by both Hawai‘i’s service providers and community members. Suzanne is a hands-on person with continuous community-based involvement and participation in finding solutions and interfacing more successfully with our own state legislators. Suzanne has served on numerous caucuses and task forces with great accomplishments throughout her twenty-six years of public service within our state legislature.

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